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Lean Academy News

11/8/2016

Cardiovascular Services Manager Presents Lean Concepts at National Summit

On September 28, 2016; Joshua King, Manager of Cardiovascular Services at Denver Health, had the privilege to be a guest speaker at the 2016 Vizient Clinical Connections Summit. Josh’s presentation; “Process Improvement Utilizing Lean Concepts” provided a brief background on Lean, invaluable Lean tools used in his department, and finally real healthcare examples of how Josh uses Lean at Denver Health to execute change and improve processes.

6/24/2016

Evolving the Lean Journey at Denver Health

In May 2016, six Denver Health representatives attended the Rocky Mountain Performance Excellence (RMPEx) 2016 Quest for Excellence Conference which focused on the sharing of success stories and lessons learned by organizations receiving awards for overall performance excellence. At the conference, Beth Fingado was given the opportunity to share Denver Health's Lean journey. 

1/13/2016

A Lean Academy VSA Creates New Learned Behaviors

Read how the hiring process was evaluated at Denver Health

1/13/2016

You Can Now Say Yes!

Learn about Denver Health's Lean Approach to Accepting External Referrals

1/12/2016

Confusing Coding Processes Revamped through a Lean RIE

Improved Patient Safety Indicators accuracy and increased reimbursement revenue

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